HOTLINE: Monday, April 28

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Job opportunities

  • AAA Arizona is looking to fill nearly 50 open positions.

The auto club will host a job fair for more than 20 automotive openings this weekend. The job fair will take place Saturday, May 3 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the AAA Peoria office, which is located at 7422 W. Thunderbird Road. Open automotive positions include service advisors, auto technicians and roadside assistance drivers. In addition to automotive positions, AAA Arizona is also looking to fill accounting, insurance, marketing, travel and many other positions.

  • Tanger Outlets

Tanger Outlets is set to bring at least 200 jobs to the Phoenix-Glendale area with an expansion of its West Valley mall.

  • Walmart

Walmart is opening a Neighborhood Market store in the Sunnyslope area, and is looking to hire up to 95 people to staff it.

Changing Careers
GateWay Community College-Maricopa Skill Center
1245 E. Buckeye Road, Phoenix 85304

Free Shade Trees
The Tree People (aka Valley Permaculture Alliance  or VPA) are giving away 2,000 shade trees between now and the end of June (and hope to give away 100,000 drought-tolerant trees over the next 10 years) to help reduce energy bills, create a better living environment and teach the community about living in the desert. To be eligible, homeowners must complete an arborist-designed workshop that will tell them about drought-tolerant trees, how to plant them, where to plant them and how to care for them.
For more details on times, locations and to register, go to or call 602-535-4635, Ext. 101.

Oxygen Masks To For Pets 
The Fetch Foundation is donating oxygen masks for pets to the Prescott Fire Department and Central Yavapai Fire District. The FIDO Bag ™ Program supplies firefighters with lifesaving tools to administer  medical attention to your family's pet at the point of rescue. For more information or to make a contribution, check out

National Workers Memorial Day
Memorial ceremony in commemoration of National Workers Memorial Day working families, faith leaders and local officials will gather at Arizona Workers Memorial across from the State Capitol to commemorate those who have perished or suffered injuries or illness on the job and to call for creation of safe jobs for all working people 1700 West Washington, Phoenix  East of the State Capitol building at the Workers Memorial statue at Wesley Bolin Plaza.
Christine Jones to File Nomination
Christine Jones, conservative Republican candidate for Governor of Arizona, will officially file her nominating petition signatures today.
Ironman Great-grandpa
Al Slusser will walk 75 miles through the Verde Valley to raise money for the American Red Cross. Slusser, 75, wants to give back to the Red Cross for helping his family after their Flagstaff mobile home was destroyed in a fire in the middle of the night. For more information about the Red Cross, go to
26th Mayor's Disability Award
Today The City of Tempe and Tempe Community Council are presenting the 26th Tempe Mayor's Disability Awards. The awardees come from all walks of life and have overcome significant barriers to succeed, provide a workplace that  2supports the full participation of people with disabilities, or have dedicated their lives to honoring and supporting the disabled community. 
Event happens today at 3:30-5:30 pm, at the Tempe History Museum 
34 E. 7th Street ? Tempe, AZ  85281 
Officers Continue Education 
Goodyear Police Chief, Jerry Geier, will recognize three of Goodyear Police Department's finest for their accomplishment of successfully graduating from three of the country's top academies in specialized law enforcement training. These individuals gained professional skills and knowledge that will transfer directly to their leadership positions at Goodyear PD.